Switch between linked Dropbox accounts

You can switch between two linked Dropbox accounts on dropbox.com, the Dropbox desktop app, and the Dropbox mobile app. You must be signed into both linked Dropbox accounts on the web session or the app you’re using to switch between your accounts.

If your accounts aren’t linked, you can still switch to a different Dropbox account on any device by signing out of one account and signing into the other.

If you’d like to change your Dropbox account email address instead, visit this article.

Switch accounts on dropbox.com

  1. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials) in the top-right corner.
  2. Under Switch accounts, click the account you’d like to switch to at the bottom of the dropdown menu.

Switch accounts on the desktop app

There’s no need to switch between linked accounts in File Explorer (Windows) or Finder (Mac). Once you link them and sign into both in the app, both Dropbox account folders can be opened from wherever you store them in File Explorer/Finder.

To switch accounts in your taskbar or menu bar:

  1. Click the Dropbox icon in your taskbar (Windows) or menu bar (Mac).
  2. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials) in the top-right corner.
  3. Under Switch accounts, click the account you’d like to switch to at the bottom of the dropdown menu.

To switch from the Dropbox desktop app window:

  1. Open the Dropbox desktop app window.
  2. Click the box in the bottom left with your avatar (profile picture or initials) and account email.
  3. Under Switch accounts, click the account you’d like to switch to at the bottom of the dropdown menu.

Switch accounts on the mobile app

  1. Open the Dropbox mobile app.
  2. Tap the menu icon (Android) or the gear icon for (iPhone/iPad).
  3. Tap the account you’d like to switch to at the bottom of the dropdown menu.
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